Betty Tatro

Betty J. Tatro
June 27, 1928 - May 17, 2014
Betty was born June 27, 1928, to Elmer W. Powers and Leona Bell Vanderhoof Powers in Marmot, Oregon. She was the second of three girls. Betty passed away on May 17, 2014, in Nampa. She grew up on the Oregon and Washington coast mainly around Tacoma, Washington.
Betty married Robert Tatro on July 25, 1955 and they moved to Idaho in 1964. She enjoyed gardening, canning and living on the farm in rural Nampa. She worked as a nursing assistant at Mercy Medical Center for several years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert, her sisters Mae McCallister and Donna Emmerich, and three step children, Roberta Estep, David Tatro and Sheryl Gange.
She is survived by her daughters Phyllis (Clark) Kafton of Nevada and Linda (Raul) Gameros of California; her sons James Tatro of Nampa and Bryan Tatro of Nampa. She has multiple grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren in Nevada, California and Idaho.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday May 24, 2014 at 3 p.m. A viewing will be held prior to the service from 2-3 p.m. Services will be held at Alsip and Persons Funeral Chapel, 404 10th Ave. South, Nampa. 466-3545. A private family burial will be held at a later date.
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Alsip & Persons Funeral Chapel
404 Tenth Avenue South Nampa, ID 83651
(208) 466-3545

Published in Idaho Press Tribune on May 21, 2014